Cholesterol

Types Of Exercise

You’ve probably been told that exercise is one of the best ways to lower your cholesterol and that lowering your cholesterol is one of the best things you can do for your heart health. So far, so good. The next questions, however, are what kind of exercise is best, and how much of it should …

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By Demographic

It’s an unfortunate truth that as we get older, we’re more likely to see warning signs in our health. High blood pressure. Brittle bones. Arthritis. Dementia. Heart attacks. Strokes. Cancer. It’s an unsettling list. You might know that cholesterol is another thing that tends to become more dangerous as we age. It becomes harder for …

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Cell Membrane Fluidity

You might only think of cholesterol as the fatty substance that blocks your blood vessels and causes lots of unpleasant health problems. Some of you might know that it’s also vital to several bodily processes. Hormones, vitamin D and bile acid all depend on cholesterol. It’s also essential to your cell membranes, particularly their fluidity …

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Dreaded But Necessary

When doctors start talking about cholesterol, it’s rarely a good thing. They usually bring it up in the context of high cholesterol, which can lead to some serious problems further down the line. You do need some cholesterol, though. It’s essential to human survival. To start, let’s discuss what cholesterol actually is and what it …

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